Located in the Olympic Green, the design was awarded to a submission from the swiss architecture firm Herzog & DeMeuron in April 2003 after a bidding process that included 13 final submissions. Ground was broken on the 24th December 2003 and the stadium officially opened on the 28th June 2008.
Beijing National Stadium (Bird Nest)
Herzog & DeMeuron (Swiss)
Type of Building:
Sports (stadium, swimming pool)
Corridor doors and windows